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Energy Charter Secretariat’s cooperation with Portugal

On 6 September 2019, Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák visited Lisbon Portugal, where he met high ranking representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Energy Transition and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

During the meeting with the State Secretary for Energy Mr Joao Galamba, the discussion was focused on the presentation of the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (#EIRA2019) to highlight the potential added value for Portugal ‘s participation in #EIRA2020. Further topics included the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) modernisation, the review process and role of the ECT in energy transition management.

At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Secretary General met with the State Secretary Teresa Ribeiro and provided a detailed account on the expansion efforts of the Secretariat in the ECOWAS region. Within this context, more structured interaction with Cabo Verde in the framework of AGoSE program was discussed.